- All-out effort earns recognition (By SARAH RYKOWSKI Sports Writer)
- Irish find consistency, balance under Brey (By KATHLEEN O'BRIEN Associate Sports Editor)
Notre Dame's swap of Mike Brey for Matt Doherty as the men's basketball coach traded steadiness for pizzazz. It looks like the team is following suit, going for consistency and balance instead of star power through its first three games.
- Pac-10 threats are empty (Mike Connolly Outside looking in)
OK, bad news everybody: the Bowl Championship Series is in trouble. All the controversy surrounding the selection process could mean that the BCS will not exist past 2006.
- PBS 2000 (Kelly Hager Copy Editor)
The familiar music, the little model trees, the sudden camera shot to the porch, and then to the inside of an unopened door. A jump back into the 60's. A step back into my childhood.
- Racism in the United States (Todd David Whitmore The Common Good)
This January, Kathleen Maas Weigert, who has been a fixture and inspiration at Notre Dame for many years through the Center for Social Concern and other avenues, leaves to become the Director for the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University.
- Quote of the Day (Michael Jordan athlete)
"I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and that's everybody's wish."
- Will the real President-Elect please stand up? (Amy Schill Dazed and Confused)
Can you believe this mess? It's a week after Thanksgiving and well, we kind of have a new president but not really because Gore is suing everyone he sees including Mrs. Betty Friedheim of Saginaw, Mich. and her poodle, Tiger. We're almost into December and we're more sure of what bowl the Fighting Irish are going to than which bozo I get to laugh at for the next four years. For those of you who have been living in Cabo for the past month, I'll briefly summarize all the hoopla thus far.
- Refuting Rice's Column (Letters to the Editor )
As a philosopher I operate with a simpler set of intellectual resources than Law Professor Charles Rice brings to bear upon the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.
- Keeping the pants on priests (Letters to the Editor )
I am writing in response to Maureen Smithe's article on the ordination of women in order to give a more clear account of the Church's teaching on this subject.
- Finnigan's bust nets some students $100 fines ND ResLife hands out punishment to minors cited in Oct. 13 bar raid (By ANNE MARIE MATTINGLY News Editor)
Several students cited in the Oct. 13 raid of Finnigan's Irish Pub received a $100 fine shortly after returning from Thanksgiving break, according to students who were in the bar when it was raided by the Indiana State Excise Police.
- Going the distance for a child SMC professors look overseas to fulfill their adoption needs (By JESSICA NEEDLES News Writer)
For many couples, adoption offers a chance to begin a family. Several Saint Mary's professors have made additions to their lives via other countries, adopting children from overseas.
- O'Donoghue gives union address (By LAURA ROMPF Assistant News Editor)
Student body president Brian O'Donoghue told the senate Wednesday night that the Student Union is "stronger than it has ever been." In his State of the Student Union address, O'Donoghue noted the highlights of his term since he took office April.
- Priests discuss chaplains in military (By TIM LOGAN Senior Staff Writer)
One Wednesday evening almost 10 years ago, Father Bill Dorwart went for a walk along the flight deck of the aircraft carrier where he served.
- Ombudsperson acts as adviser at ND (By MARIBEL MOREY News Writer)
Notre Dame can seem pristine and magical when first stepping on campus. But the administrative policies deter some members of the Notre Dame family — faculty, staff and students who are facing discrimination. From sexual orientation to gender and race discrimination, University Ombudsperson Kevin Misiewicz hears the complaints.
- Planners focus on SMC future (By AMY GREENE News Writer)
Members of the Saint Mary's Strategic Planning Committee met with the Board of Governance (BOG) Wednesday evening. Committee member Mary Jo Regan-Kubinski informed BOG that the Planning Committee was formed in response to a request from President Marilou Eldred.
- Carrey's `Grinch' is fun holiday fare (By GUNDER KEHOE Scene Movie Critic)
The Grinch may have stolen Christmas, but Hollywood kidnapped Dr. Seuss.
- `Bounce' showcases its stars' romantic chemistry (By CASEY K. McCLUSKEY Scene Movie Critic)
Are they or aren't they? That is the question that has long surrounded director Don Roos' newest film, "Bounce," because of its two leading actors. Everyone wants to know the real deal between Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck. Are they together or have they broken up?
- `The 6th Day:' another cloned action flick (By ADAM WELTLER Scene Movie Critic)
Arnold Schwarzenegger's newest film, "The 6th Day," is not his best to date, but it's not his worst either. Let's face it, we're arguably looking at the world's greatest action star, whose career has ranged from classic high mark action movies such as "Terminator 1 and 2" (soon to be 3), to the depths of crap-dom in "Last Action Hero" and "Jingle All the Way."
- Stylish and intriguing, `Unbreakable' ends with a bang (By BILL FUSZ Scene Movie Critic)
This is a movie you have to see.